UN: Haiti Cholera Outbreak Needs Stronger Response

New York, Nov 24 2010 3:10PM
The top United Nations humanitarian official has stressed the need for a much stronger international and national response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti during a visit to the Caribbean nation.

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) and its regional arm, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), now estimate that based on the speed with which people are being infected, the outbreak that began in late October could affect 400,000 people.

Read more: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1011/S00570/un-haiti-cholera-outbreak-needs-stronger-response.htm

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